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post #1 of 11 Old 04-28-2007, 09:21 AM Thread Starter
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Quick compatibility question, axle housing

Need entire axle housing, will the dana 30 from a cherokee work? I believe the year is early 90s.


Rig: 1995 JGC 5.2L V8 Limited 129K Installed: 4.25" (Rusty's 3" coils and 1.75" spacers, removed stock spacer) with 32x11.5R15 Pirelli "Scorpion A/T's" on Cragar "Soft 8's" || Rusty's Adj. Front UCAs and LCAs, Adj. Front Trackbar, Shocks and Steering Stab. || Kevin's Adj. Rear Trackbar || R.E.'s Extended Swaybar Links w/ conversion kit
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Need entire axle housing, will the dana 30 from a cherokee work? I believe the year is early 90s.
forget the danas, put something better under there.

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Im getting the cherokee for near free

Rig: 1995 JGC 5.2L V8 Limited 129K Installed: 4.25" (Rusty's 3" coils and 1.75" spacers, removed stock spacer) with 32x11.5R15 Pirelli "Scorpion A/T's" on Cragar "Soft 8's" || Rusty's Adj. Front UCAs and LCAs, Adj. Front Trackbar, Shocks and Steering Stab. || Kevin's Adj. Rear Trackbar || R.E.'s Extended Swaybar Links w/ conversion kit
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try to get a 44 out of a waggy...and have that put in if your going to change it out, might as well put a stronger one in....but ifd not i believe it would work not sure though

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As long as you get the carrier and ring and pinion, it'll bolt in. It'll also be a bolt in for the zj as well as be stronger than stock because it's the hp30.



People need to stop talking out their rears.
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I forgot though, I'm running tow gears (3.73), isn't that going to have problems, or is gearing in the front not going to be a problem? What gears are going to be running in the d30 on the cherokee?

Rig: 1995 JGC 5.2L V8 Limited 129K Installed: 4.25" (Rusty's 3" coils and 1.75" spacers, removed stock spacer) with 32x11.5R15 Pirelli "Scorpion A/T's" on Cragar "Soft 8's" || Rusty's Adj. Front UCAs and LCAs, Adj. Front Trackbar, Shocks and Steering Stab. || Kevin's Adj. Rear Trackbar || R.E.'s Extended Swaybar Links w/ conversion kit
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I forgot though, I'm running tow gears (3.73), isn't that going to have problems, or is gearing in the front not going to be a problem? What gears are going to be running in the d30 on the cherokee?
It is possible that it'll have 3.73, but that was rare. It more than likely either has 3.55's or 4.11's. Look at the tag, but if it does have it then you're good to go.
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you know i was reading over at the xj forum...they do have xjs that ran 4.56 gears..i was like wha..wha..whattt??...grands should have them

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As long as you get the carrier and ring and pinion, it'll bolt in. It'll also be a bolt in for the zj as well as be stronger than stock because it's the hp30.



People need to stop talking out their rears.



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you know i was reading over at the xj forum...they do have xjs that ran 4.56 gears..i was like wha..wha..whattt??...grands should have them
that's where i got my HP30 from, it made the swap pretty cheap since i didn't have to re-gear two axles.

-95' grand cherokee w/ 5.2. ARB & xd9000. IRO 4.5" w/ 33's. 8.8 & HP 30 w/ 4.10's both aussie locked and some other goodies.
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Well the plan fell through, my friend ended up selling the cherokee for a good price, so I'm happy for him anyway.

I did find this though, I know the control arm bracket is messed, but the question still holds, will this be compatible (read: bolt up) to a zj?

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Rig: 1995 JGC 5.2L V8 Limited 129K Installed: 4.25" (Rusty's 3" coils and 1.75" spacers, removed stock spacer) with 32x11.5R15 Pirelli "Scorpion A/T's" on Cragar "Soft 8's" || Rusty's Adj. Front UCAs and LCAs, Adj. Front Trackbar, Shocks and Steering Stab. || Kevin's Adj. Rear Trackbar || R.E.'s Extended Swaybar Links w/ conversion kit
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